Fundraising Assistant Volunteer
Volunteer Types: Communications and Marketing, Fundraising
Organization types: Community and Social Services, Health and Diseases, Senior Citizens
Long term (6 months to a year)
Application Deadline: November 30, 2022
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The Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County is currently seeking applications from volunteers interested in assisting with our Fund Development and Communications team with various tasks associated with fund development.

As a volunteer, you will be assisting the team in researching and reaching out to potential donors, creating thank you messages, and updating upcoming Dementia Society events via social media.

Primary Role and Responsibilities:
o Assist with donor research and creation of prospect lists
o Update community event calendars with upcoming events
o Assist with outreach for in-kind donations
o Make thank you calls to donors
o Prepare thank you letters to foundations and organizations that have donated to us

Qualifications and Skills:
• Professionalism and a positive disposition with excellent interpersonal skills
• Compassion, understanding and awareness of dementia
• A valid (within last 6 months) Criminal Records Check is required, which we will help facilitate
• Knowledge of Microsoft office products
• Comfortable making calls
• Reliability – able to honour scheduled commitments
• Discretion – must maintain confidentiality of all participants
• Bilingualism an asset

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
This is a great opportunity for those looking to gain valuable experience in fund raising and communications in a not-for-profit environment.


Jeffrey Huang
@Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County
Ext: 3105
Time it will take to contact applicants:


This position would be great for: Adults, Young Adults (19-24)
Number of Positions Available: 1
Good for people interested in: Communications and Marketing, Fundraising
You will be helping with: Disadvantaged, Persons with disabilities or medical conditions, Seniors

Volunteer Considerations

  • Police record check required
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